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R.E.M. Announces ‘REMTV,’ a Career-Chronicling Six-DVD Box Set

The trove of archival footage includes the band’s 1998 appearance on VH1′s ‘Storytellers,’ both MTV ‘Unplugged’ performances and 99(!) live songs shot between 1995-2008.

09/29/2014

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Happy Huey Birthday!

Huey Lewis is 63 today! 63!  Are you kidding? Love me some Huey Lewis and The News. Back in the day when MTV played videos…(MUSIC television) and not just on a holiday, Huey owned the […]

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Why Was Tom Petty At The VMAs?

The pop music spectacle known as the MTV Video Music Awards took place last night, and it was chock-full of – surprise – pop stars! However, there was one music superstar attendee who inspired a bit of head-scratching: Tom Petty.

09/07/2012

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Where Did My DirecTV Channels Go?

You may not even realize this, as it just happened last night at Midnight.  But, DirecTV dropped 24 channels from its lineup!  These aren’t the random channels that nobody watches, either.  We’re talking about Nickelodeon, […]

07/11/2012

Gilbert Teens Could Win National TV Dance Show!

A Gilbert dance crew is looking for Arizonans’ to help win a national TV dance competition.  The group, Elektrolytes, is competing on “Randy Jackson presents: America’s Best Dance Crew” and is hoping to beat 8 […]

06/12/2012

Going For The Gold: Robert Palmer

Born in Britain and raised in the Mediterranean, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Robert Palmer[/lastfm] was all about great-fitting suits, perfectly-coiffed hair and ultra-smooth music. Surprisingly, only one of his his nine Top-40 singles went gold.

08/15/2011

MTV VJ Downtown Julie Brown

30 Years Ago: MTV’s First Concert (“In Stereo!”)

This week in 1981, “Music Television” (yes kids, they used to play music on MTV!) aired its first ever “stereo” concert.  The featured band had the #1 album in the land with Hi Infidelity, which […]

08/08/2011

Top 10 Videos Of The 1980′s

Videos AND the 1980′s have both been top of mind this week with the 30th anniversary of MTV’s launch.  I’m guessing that is what inspired Billboard to compile it’s  “Top 10 Videos Of The 80′s” […]

08/03/2011

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Happy 30th Birthday, MTV!: The First 10 Music Videos Ever Played On MTV

Remember when MTV stood for Music Television? Thirty years ago, MTV was born on August 1, 1981. On its first day, MTV was still full of flaws; Black screens showed up in between videos when […]

08/01/2011

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MTV 30th Anniversary: Original VJ Mark Goodman Talks About the Early Days

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of MTV, [pullquote quote="People did things with MTV just because they were so powerful." credit="Mark Goodman"] our friends in Atlanta spoke recently with Mark Goodman, one of the original five […]

08/01/2011

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